Life of Faith

Life of Faith

Books

Calvinists and eco-justice

A review of Mark Stoll

Surprisingly, evidence showed that the environmental movement’s most significant moments were overwhelmingly led by lapsed Presbyterians.

Books

Evolving into community

A review of Edward O. Wilson

We all belong to a collective, evolutionary process in which we, like the ants, work together to build our community and preserve the species.

Books

To the Table, by Lisa Graham McMinn

McMinn, a sociologist and co-owner of a small farm, presumes a certain level of privilege among her readers: choose heirloom seeds; eat only fair trade chocolate; avoid plastic food containers; and buy eggs “from a local source, if possible, and/or from chickens raised outside eating grass and bugs.” Still, this book is an enticing reflection on the sacramental nature of preparing and eating meals.